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That's awesome man. I have a friend who's in the business. He actually took the leap of faith and moved across the country to Cali. He's doing pretty good for himself though--landed a couple of gigs. So what's your inspiration? Genre preference?

My inspiration to pursue film is the art of story-telling, I take it as a big challenge.

I'm not really sticking to any particular genres. I think attempting to produce films across a variety of genres will keep me mentally and creatively fresh over time.

How long has your friend been in the film industry?

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Alright I'll play along...

My first name is Ryne, and I am a first grade teacher from Iowa. I am 28 years old. I have no kids or wife.

I was named after Cubs HOF 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg. Naturally I am a Cubs and Falcons fan so you can only imagine how disappointing my sports life has been. I also like the Iowa Hawkeyes for college basketball and football. Also very disappointing. I hope to see a World Series or a Super Bowl title at least once in my life. I know I am never getting a National Championship.

When I am not watching the falcons, cubs, or hawkeyes I spend my time playing golf, gambling, drinking beer, or just simply relaxing.

That's about it...

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Thanks ya_ boi_ i for creating this topic thread. It's always good to know more about the people behind the Poster monikers. I recall a few of these types of threads over the years, and have always enjoyed them.

I am a retired college teacher and have lived in Georgia all of my life, except for a brief 1-year excursion into Tenn. I've been a fan of the Falcons since the team's inception in 1966. I'm also a big fan of the Georgia Bulldogs, my alma mater.

My top two priorities in life are God and family. I've been married to the same woman for 43 years, and have 2 daughters and 2 granddaughters. My wife has several crowns awaiting her in heaven for putting up with me for so long already, and still counting. I've been richly blessed.

Aside from relationships, probably the most important thing for an individual is his/her health. By health, I mean spiritual, mental, and emotional, as well as, physical health. I do try to keep fit physically by working out at the gym 3 days a week (weights and cardio), but some weeks I can only make it twice. I still love to read.

My educational background is financial: economics, accounting, and income taxes. I also enjoy investments, mainly stocks and funds.

As a side note: Tandy I thought you were a red-head. I was red-headed in my younger days, but now I'm mostly white-headed. At least I still have all my hair (and my teeth).

My natural hair color is Auburn. Most people call it red, though - in fact, it's a nick-name I've lived with all my life sad.png . So, In those terms, I've been a red head for (cough, cough) years (all my life) but about ten months ago, my husband woke up one morning and told me he had this wierd dream that I had died my hair black - and said it looked great! Well, he should have never told me it looked great tongue.png .

I told him to go get the stuff and I'd die it. He did and I did. First for me. Since then, all I hear from his is ... I want my red head back. So, I've got to figure out how to find a color close to my own so I can take it back.

Here's a shot as a red head - but it's a few years back - does show my natural color - and that's my son with me.

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Alright I'll play along...

My first name is Ryne, and I am a first grade teacher from Iowa. I am 28 years old. I have no kids or wife.

I was named after Cubs HOF 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg. Naturally I am a Cubs and Falcons fan so you can only imagine how disappointing my sports life has been. I also like the Iowa Hawkeyes for college basketball and football. Also very disappointing. I hope to see a World Series or a Super Bowl title at least once in my life. I know I am never getting a National Championship.

When I am not watching the falcons, cubs, or hawkeyes I spend my time playing golf, gambling, drinking beer, or just simply relaxing.

That's about it...

Cubs and Falcons!Damn that's rough.I bet you do spend your time drinking and gambling.:)
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I feel you, man. My dad wasn't really around for us at all when I was growing up, and I learned a lot about how not to be... to family, to women, to friends, etc... by finding the things I didn't like in him & making sure I didn't repeat that behavior. I haven't spoken to him in over 12 years, and have watched my feelings on him go from anger when I was in my teens to disappointment in my 20's to indifference these days.

There really is nothing like having that support & trust from a loving family. At the end of the day, all we have that cannot be taken from us is our experiences, and the ones we make with our loved ones are always the best, and is why having those people in your life, and providing that sort of love & support back, is beyond priceless. You can lose a house, a car, a job, fancy clothes, but family is forever.

yep yep. He didn't come around for a very long time but I will give him credit. Any time one of us had something come up, he was there. Now keep in mind from the time he left until today, I have probably seen him less than 15 times. Graduation, appendectomy, wedding, birth of daughter. We probably see him once or twice a year, if that. I don't want to keep him out of my daughters life so I bring her around him so she at least knows who he is. I would never let her go with him alone though lol.

Your post is dead on. Put me down for an iou on the like lol

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Cubs and Falcons!**** that's rough.I bet you do spend your time drinking and gambling.smile.png

Hahahaha tell me about it. I think the Cubs will be a surprise wildcard team this year.

Im no addict though. I don't have an addictive personality. Gambling is just something I enjoy and I drink a few beers now and again.

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Nice story. I bought a digital piano two weeks ago. Zero background in any music, but i've always loved piano and have plenty of free time to try and teach myself. Any tips?

I taught myself how to play bass when I was 14 by just listening to the Ramones & old Motown records & playing over and over until I could play the songs. I really didn't realize what I was learning (how to keep time, scales, how to develop my ear, etc.) but I was getting the fundamentals down by that method, and it kept it fun... rather than feeling like a task... because I was learning what I wanted to learn & on my terms.

The most important thing to remember with music or art is that it's not math. There is no definitive answer. It's about interpretation & how you choose to present something is what makes it unique & interesting and give it a style.

I never learned how to play the piano but my mother bought an electric piano a few years ago, and I'm forever banging around on it when we go to her house... coming up with little melodies & such. I really wish I would've learned to play keys when I was younger, and have toyed with the idea of buying a synth or piano. I think once it clicks for you with an instrument, you can kind of just figure out how to play others with just a little bit of time & energy.

Start small, and keep it fun. That's the best advise I can give. If you like it, you'll get better, and better, and better with time.

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My inspiration to pursue film is the art of story-telling, I take it as a big challenge.

I'm not really sticking to any particular genres. I think attempting to produce films across a variety of genres will keep me mentally and creatively fresh over time.

How long has your friend been in the film industry?

Not long. I think he got started around 2011 (I met him in Communications 101 at a community college) doing small acting gigs before he moved to Hollywood (which I think was back in 2012 or 2013) and began working in studios as a producer. I think he also started his own studio (or he's at least in the process).

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I work for an architectural firm and have lived in Atlanta for 15 years. I love sports, it's a great escape for me. I have a wife and daughter and love my church. Religion has be become a big part of my daily life. I struggled with my mothers death and gave myself to Jesus and he has helped me.

I work hard, care and respect all other people and try to slow down and listen in this fast paced city. I meet a lot of great people and enjoy hearing their stories as well as all of yours and your opinions on this board, both positive and not so positive.

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Hahahaha tell me about it. I think the Cubs will be a surprise wildcard team this year.

Im no addict though. I don't have an addictive personality. Gambling is just something I enjoy and I drink a few beers now and again.

Give it time.The Cubs and Falcons have both saved many a man from a life of soberness.

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lol go for it. I'll watch the porn as long as you're not in it. That would make conversation with you very awkward lol. Good luck bro ham

Lmao

Don't worry, I highly doubt that I will ever make an on-screen appearance no matter what part of the film industry that I'm in.

You would see balls, but they d@mn sure won't be mine lol.

I highly doubt that I will be involved with producing porn from a directing(or acting) standpoint though, but never say never because very(and I mean very) weird things have happened.

I'm sure that many AFMB poster's porn names would be Falcons related.

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Lmao

Why not both?

Could I become the 1st ever Oscar award winning porn director????? lol

On a serious note, becoming a major feature film director and producer is what I'm trying to get to. I currently write scripts that I hope to turn into full feature films after I finish school. I plan on starting off working my way up with a major corporation, then going independent and starting up my own feature film production company/studio.

The John Cassavetes approach, I dig it!

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Lmao

Don't worry, I highly doubt that I will ever make an on-screen appearance no matter what part of the film industry that I'm in.

You would see balls, but they d@mn sure won't be mine lol.

I highly doubt that I will be involved with producing porn from a directing(or acting) standpoint though, but never say never because very(and I mean very) weird things have happened.

I'm sure that many AFMB poster's porn names would be Falcons related.

mine would be "Jr to juli-hoe"
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Not long. I think he got started around 2011 (I met him in Communications 101 at a community college) doing small acting gigs before he moved to Hollywood (which I think was back in 2012 or 2013) and began working in studios as a producer. I think he also started his own studio (or he's at least in the process).

Wow, I hope to move up quickly as well.

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Wow, I hope to move up quickly as well.

Yeah man, absolutely. Just keep working on your craft, have some faith, and doors will open. Hope everything works out for you. God bless.

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I work for an architectural firm and have lived in Atlanta for 15 years. I love sports, it's a great escape for me. I have a wife and daughter and love my church. Religion has be become a big part of my daily life. I struggled with my mothers death and gave myself to Jesus and he has helped me.

I work hard, care and respect all other people and try to slow down and listen in this fast paced city. I meet a lot of great people and enjoy hearing their stories as well as all of yours and your opinions on this board, both positive and not so positive.

Sorry about your mom Nono.I can only imagine how hard that is.My mom was just diagnosed with copd along with several other things around a year ago.Needless to say its brought up thoughts I never wanted to explore.

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I work for an architectural firm and have lived in Atlanta for 15 years. I love sports, it's a great escape for me. I have a wife and daughter and love my church. Religion has be become a big part of my daily life. I struggled with my mothers death and gave myself to Jesus and he has helped me.

I work hard, care and respect all other people and try to slow down and listen in this fast paced city. I meet a lot of great people and enjoy hearing their stories as well as all of yours and your opinions on this board, both positive and not so positive.

I'm sorry to hear of your loss & glad you found something to bring you some strength in working from the dark cloud of loss to what I hope is the clear & beautiful sky of your mother's memory.

I can personally relate very well to your second statement. I'm a pretty opinionated person, but I have recently been trying to show more patience & understanding before rushing to a judgement. I've been trying to consider the point of view of others & to consider their situation as part of an exercise in thoughtfulness & bettering myself. There are so many opportunities & venues in this day and age to put one's voice out there, but people also need to make sure they aren't just speaking at the time, but taking time to listen as well.

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My natural hair color is Auburn. Most people call it red, though - in fact, it's a nick-name I've lived with all my life sad.png . So, In those terms, I've been a red head for (cough, cough) years (all my life) but about ten months ago, my husband woke up one morning and told me he had this wierd dream that I had died my hair black - and said it looked great! Well, he should have never told me it looked great tongue.png .

I told him to go get the stuff and I'd die it. He did and I did. First for me. Since then, all I hear from his is ... I want my red head back. So, I've got to figure out how to find a color close to my own so I can take it back.

Here's a shot as a red head - but it's about a year before I colored it - when we were on vacation in California, but it shows the color pretty well. P,S, Yeah, I got that white peaking through now and it's hard to conceal with this black hair - gives me more incentive to go back.

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Whatever Tandy, you are a stone cold fox! I can't believe you have great grandchildren!

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I'm Stephen (30 now). I was born and raised in VA, but my family is from Birmingham, AL. That is where I get my Falcon lineage. My pops and the rest of the fam moved to VA shortly after the Falcons was founded, but since my pop was always a Braves fan, he decided to stick with the Atlanta team and pulled for the Falcons. My favorite player growing up was Deion Sanders. I used to try to race the other kids in the neighborhood just to prove who was the best and I would tell them, 'I am Neon Deion.' I know that is a little corny, but that is how I was. I spent four years in the Marines out of high school. I am currently a logistician by trade and working on a Masters. I like to post random junk up here to get a response out of people, but I troll in a good way. At the end of the day I still support my Dirty Birds! Even *coughTDcough* lol.

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My natural hair color is Auburn. Most people call it red, though - in fact, it's a nick-name I've lived with all my life sad.png . So, In those terms, I've been a red head for (cough, cough) years (all my life) but about ten months ago, my husband woke up one morning and told me he had this wierd dream that I had died my hair black - and said it looked great! Well, he should have never told me it looked great tongue.png .

I told him to go get the stuff and I'd die it. He did and I did. First for me. Since then, all I hear from his is ... I want my red head back. So, I've got to figure out how to find a color close to my own so I can take it back.

Here's a shot as a red head - but it's about a year before I colored it - when we were on vacation in California, but it shows the color pretty well. P,S, Yeah, I got that white peaking through now and it's hard to conceal with this black hair - gives me more incentive to go back.

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Thanks for the update. Personally, I think you look better as a red-head, excuse me, as an auburn-head. I'm sure that you have a least 8 crowns in heaven waiting for you, one for each grandchild that you raised.

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I'm Jim and I'm 45 years old. I grew up in a small town in middle Ga. and played football, basketball, baseball, track, and golf in high school.

Somewhere I have a photo of me in a Falcons robe when I was about 5, which would have been 1974. The only thing I've ever stolen in my life was a Falcons helmet magnet, lol. I was about 8 and my friend talked me into it. I felt bad about and still remember it clearly. I remember going to some games in Fulton Co stadium with my dad when I was young. Somehow he used to sneak the two of us into a clubroom to watch the game.

Two things that stick out in my mind at Fulton Co. stadium are seeing busloads of freakin Saints fans and once my Uncle caught me checking out the cheerleaders with binoculars. He thought it was the best thing ever and I was 9 or 10. Good times.

My favorite teams in order are Falcons, Hawks, UGA, Ga. Tech, Braves. I grew up a Tech fan because of my dad, but I've lived in Athens for 18 years so that changed. I remember when I was really young we went to a Tech game and the bathroom was downstairs, sort of dark, and was just cinder block walls with a trough on the floor. Anybody else remember that?

I work for myself doing residential and commercial maintenance. I live in Athens, but mostly work in Atlanta. Oh and I'm a Sasquatch researcher. That's actually true and I've had a chance to be on a couple of TV shows on the subject. I'm aware most of you will think I'm nuts when you read that and I'm fine with that, lol.

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My name is Patrick and I am 35yrs old.

I was born in Houston and used to love the Oilers as much as the Falcons until they left Houston.

I live in Miami, FL. Coral Gables to be more exact. I work for Sysco South Florida and because of that spend a lot of time in bars, all of which are clients I swear!

I have no children, but that might change in the not so distant future. I am a self described moderate liberal. The only way I go full on is when I see radicalism coming from the other side, otherwise I am very open to new ideas and prefer logic over emotion. I am pretty easy going guy all around though. I enjoy fishing more than anything and do so as much as is at all possible. I own a boat that I spend a lot of time on either fixing or fishing from.

I don't know what else to say!

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